The nice thing about spring training? Even the teams that were bad last season have a fresh start.
And the Philadelphia Phillies got off on the right foot this afternoon with a solid subtweet, seemingly directed at New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who had some very negative things to say about our favorite baseball team.
As a quick refresher, Christie was on SNY TV last night to talk some Mets when he let loose on our fine city.
"The Phillies suck. Let's just start with that," Christie said. "They're from Philadelphia. They're an awful team. They're an angry, bitter fan base and it's not safe for civilized people to go to Citizens Bank Park if you want to root for the other team. Ya gotta believe what? Ya gotta believe we're awful people."
The Phillies responded with a little Bridgegate jab.
Updated: 6:35 p.m.
Things have gotten wild over in the Eagles' world today, beginning with former Eagles cornerback Orlando Scandrick torching almost everyone on his old team on FS1’s “Undisputed” this morning (see story).
Then, Malcolm Jenkins clapped back at Scandrick in NSFW fashion to essentially dismiss the claims by Scandrick, to which Scandrick then responded on Colin Cowherd’s show that he essentially “wasn’t attacking anyone personally”(see story).
And so, after a morning of ping-ponging back and forth, we have the ultimate response, from the team itself.
The Eagles social media account offically weighed in in the most brilliant way. Actions speak louder than words, Scandrick, and you can't run from history.
Well damn, they really just exposed Scandrick. I mean, how do you come back from being shredded by both Jenkins and a professional NFL team?
So long Scandrick, you won’t be missed.
Jenkins himself apparently liked the tweet, too ... he had a very interesting quote tweet.
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More on the Eagles
If the stress of the Eagles season is keeping you up at night, you’re not the only one. One little fella's parents caught him up wayyy past bedtime in the name of the Eagles.
Listen closely as Jameson Kane sings the Eagles fight song through the baby monitor on the video shared on social media by his parents, Britney and Jimmy, on Friday.
It will melt your heart.
If this doesn’t lift your spirits after a tough few weeks as an Eagles fan, then we don’t know what will.
It turns out, Jameson’s parents might prefer to use the fight song as a lullaby instead of your classic Hush Little Baby. And we love them for it.
Through highs and lows, it looks like this little kiddo is being raised right.